Interest in news stories

Nov 17, 2020

Q. How closely have you been following these news stories in the last fortnight?

  TOTAL:

CLOSELY

TOTAL:

NOT CLOSELY

 
The 2020 US election 68% 32%
The easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Victoria 73% 27%
Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon’s resignation from the Shadow Cabinet 29% 71%
The allegations of sexual misconduct in the Federal Parliament, as outlined in an ABC Four Corners documentary 36% 64%
  • The easing of restrictions in Victoria was the news item most closely followed over the past two weeks (73%), followed closely by the events following the US election (68%).
  • The fall-out following the Four Corners documentary exposing allegations of sexual misconduct in the Federal Parliament was followed by 36% of people and Joel Fitzgibbon’s resignation from the Shadow Cabinet by 29%.

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